Richard Bourcier

Richard Bourcier

Traditional jazz fans in Toronto don’t consider a weekend complete without attending the Saturday matinee at the C’est What and the music of the Hot Five Jazzmakers.…
It’s wonderful to see Hazel Walker’s return to the recording studio. It’s been too long! We loved her debut album and reviewed it in these pages almost five years ago. As o…
British-born clarinetist, Chris Burke, is no stranger to travel. Over the years, Burke has played in Belgium, England, Tunisia, Mexico, Venezuela, French West Indies, Roman…
New Orleans Delight is no stranger to fans of Crescent City jazz nor of this website. This CD is the eighth to be covered in these pages since 2001. The Danish band …
French trumpeter, Dan Vernhettes, penned the notes for this classic set of CDs. While the text is predominately in the French language, a short history of the music is adde…
Jeff Healey and his Jazz Wizards have earned a place in the hearts of lovers of music from the real "Jazz Age." Canada’s Stony Plains Records will re-issue two of…
This is probably the first time that Jazz Crusade has re-issued material originally recorded by the label itself. It’s a landmark project from Big Bill Bissonnette who will…
Virtuoso bassist, Eddie Gomez, teams up with pianist, Mark Kramer in a delightful jazz project. Art Of The Heart offers a selection of classy ballads we all associat…
Here is Jeff Healey’s first release for Stony Plain Records. Happily, his two earlier traditional jazz recordings will be re-issued shortly and given the wider coverage the…
Listeners will never suspect that the piano heard on this disc is being played by ten 90 year old fingers. Actually, they would be technically correct as Jay McShann was a …